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Lesson 4 The Spring City

Lesson 4 The Spring City
第4课 春城

When we think of spring,
想起春天,
we think of a season of fine,warm weather and clear,fresh air.
我们就会想到一个美好而温暖的季节,有着干净清新的空气。
We think of new life,green plants and budding trees all around us.
想到新生活,有绿色的植物,萌芽的小树围绕我们。
Everyone longs for spring.
每个人都渴望春天。
Spring is a short season in many places around the world.
春天在世界上很多地方都是一个短暂的季节。
But in my hometown, it feels like spring nearly all year round.
但是在我的家乡,似乎一年四季都是春天。
The weather here is neither too hot nor too cold.
这儿的气候不是太热也不是太冷。
The average winter temperature is 15℃.
冬天的平均气温是15℃。
In summer it never gets too hot.
在夏天,它从不会太热。
The average temperature is 24℃.
平均气温是24℃。
The city gets about 1 000 millimetres of rain every year.
这个城市的年降水量大约是1 000毫米。
There’s plenty of sunshine too,
这儿还有充足的阳光,
with about 2250 hours of sunshine every year.
每年的日照时间大约2 250小时。
Because of the spring-like weather,
由于类似春天的气候
you can find hundreds of beautiful flowers and trees anytime of the year,
一年四季你能随时看到上百种美丽的花草树木。
Can you guess my hometown?
你能猜到我的家乡吗?
Yes,it’s Kunming-“the Spring City”.
是的,它是昆明——“春城”。

Let’s do it!

2.Listen to people talking about their hometown and match the names with the sentences.
Susan: Hi, I’m Susan. In my hometown, the spring is warm and wet. It begins in November.
Mike: My name is Mike. I’m from India. In my hometown, people celebrate the Festival of Colours to greet the coming of spring.
Zhang Jing: Hi, my name is Zhang Jing. I come from Yunnan. The weather in my hometown is neither too hot nor too cold. The average spring temperature is 20℃.
Tom: I’m Tom. I live in France. Spring begins in April and ends in June. The temperature is between 4℃ and 15℃.
Dong Chao: I’m Dong Chao from Heilongjiang. Spring is very cold in my hometown. The average temperature is 5℃.

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